Summer Tennis 2016
June 13 - July 22
The Perfect Match - the UVA Summer Tennis Program & YOU!
Children have the opportunity to get involved in a lifetime sport where fun and learning complement each other. Plan now to Play on Grounds!
Enthusiastic instructors will foster a love of the game in your child! Whether you are looking for one-week sessions or a full five weeks of lessons, then the Summer Tennis Program has the right fit for you and your child. Drills and games are used to help all participants develop a strong understanding of the game as well as to improve strokes and strategy. Classes will be held at the Snyder Tennis Center adjacent to Memorial Gymnasium.
Youth Lessons Ages 4–17: Enthusiastic instructors will foster a love of the game in your child! Beginning players are introduced to basic skills. Experienced players will improve strokes and learn strategy. Drills and games are used to help everyone develop an understanding of the game. Children will be grouped by age.
Junior Team Ages 8–17: Designed for all skill levels, this program provides an opportunity to play competitive tennis. Players practice stroke development, footwork, tactics and compete against other local teams. Development scrimmage squad is also available for players with less experience. Optional match play on Thursdays until 3:30pm and those participating are asked to bring a bagged lunch.
High Performance Junior Tennis Academy Ages 14-17: Designed for the competitive tennis player this class will incorporate extensive video analysis, stroke development and advanced match play strategy. High level instruction, modeled on nationally known programs. Enrollment is limited and requires approval of tennis coordinator.
High School Tennis Ages 14–17: Do you play tennis for your High School? Come train with us in the off season and increase speed, agility, and power as well as take part in competitive play to improve your performance with opponents of the same skill level. Optional match play on Thursdays until 3:30pm and those participating are asked to bring a bagged lunch.
All lessons include:
- Low student-instructor ratio
- US PTR Certified Head Coach
- Free T-Shirt with registration
Registration begins April 11 for children of UVa students and IM-Rec Sports members
(Youth Recreation Membership required).
Registration is open to the community beginning April 18.
- Register online
- Call 434-924-3791
- Visit our Business Office located in the Aquatic & Fitness Center
- T-shirt included with registration
Youth Recreation Membership
Youth Recreation Memberships are available for children of UVa students and IM-Rec Sports members ($70 per child 17 & under). Members enjoy priority registration and discount pricing.
Youth members may use designated areas in recreation facilities during Family Recreation and Family Swim hours when accompanied by an adult member. For more information about Youth Membership, contact the Business Office at 434-924-3791.
Join our team of fun, experienced instructors made up of UVA and surrounding college students, University staff and Charlottesville community members. We provide paid inservice training and offer the opportunity to work with children who are excited to learn. Apply online!
What Parents are Saying about Summer Tennis
"We are very glad to have discovered the program this year. We only wish we had known about the UVA junior tennis team program sooner!"
"My child has enjoyed this program more and more as the years go by!"
"We had a really positive experience with the coaches and felt that they gave my son many good ideas and pointers to work on."
"It was a great experience! We will definitely do it again."
"All the instructors were brilliant. They taught tennis skills in such a fun way. My daughter learned a lot and had fun at the same time. She kept on playing tennis every week."
"Ms. Cotter was great- outstanding tennis player and instructor!"
"Great atmosphere and my son has improved his tennis skills. Thank you to the coaches!"
University of Virginia, Intramural-Recreational Sports
Aquatic & Fitness Center
450 Whitehead Rd., P.O. Box 400317
Charlottesville, VA 22904
PH: 434-924-3791 • FAX: 434-924-3858 • Email